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Kim Stein’86 celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Title IX remembering the great athletic opportunities at Beloit College.

Title IX: 50 years, and an eye toward the future

Title IX, the federal civil rights law passed on June 23, 1972, prohibits sex-based discrimination at schools or other educational programs that receive federal funding. Beloit College salutes the early advocates of women’s athletics, like Ruth Colman Peterson.

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Aerial view of the Beloit College Powerhouse

Powerhouse short-listed for international architecture award

The Powerhouse is one of 28 projects competing for the 2022 Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize. The award honors design excellence and connection to the communities and ecologies of the changing world.

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Sasha Debevec-McKenney’12

Poetry, Politics, and Presidential Graves

Still early in her career, poet Sasha Debevec-McKenney’12 publishes a poem in The New Yorker.

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María Aschenbrener’21 explores her new city with new friends.

Vested in art, education, and community

Washington, D.C., native María Aschenbrener’21 has been an artist for much of her life, focusing on ceramics and fabric art during her time at Beloit. Just a few months after completing her 9th semester, she landed a dream job at the Denver Art Museum. Her passions for art and community grew at Beloit and have made the Denver art scene feel like home.

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Tianlong “Ethan” Wang’23 playing the guitar

30% Academics, 70% Life

When applying to college, Tianlong “Ethan” Wang’23 sought an institution where creativity is valued. Beloit College not only fit the bill, but has allowed him to pursue multiple interests in and out of the classroom.

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Umang Garg’22 was one of four students to receive honorary hoods as the top scholars among the candidates for Bachelor of Arts.

Class of 2022 graduates celebrate Commencement

After the upheavals of the past few years, Beloit College graduates have earned the right to list resilience as a skill on their resumes.

Developing and maintaining resilience was a key message delivered at the college’s 172nd Commencement ceremonies, held Sunday, May 15, on the Middle College lawn for over 200 graduates and approximately 1,000 friends and family.

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Dave DeGeorge is a dedicated mentor to students, head baseball coach, and director of athletics.

DeGeorge records 500th career win

Beloit College Head Baseball Coach Dave DeGeorge registered his 500th career win at the helm of the Buccaneer baseball team this week. DeGeorge has been the head coach of the program since 1991 and holds the most wins of any coach in the Midwest Conference. Congratulations Coach DeGeorge!

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   Martu Kollie’23, Shruthi Chandrasekar’23, Veeka Malanchuk’24, Autumn Green’24, and Magali Gray’24 take a break from their lobbying conference to take a photo outside the Capitol.

‘It starts with young people’

Five Beloiters recently traveled to the nation’s capital to learn more about lobbying for immigration rights. Funded through the Weissberg Program in Human Rights and Social Justice, the trip showed the students how young people can advocate for lasting change.

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Ella Aizeki’25 welcomes the end-of-the-year event as a break from classes and finals.

Beloiters celebrate Spring Day 2022

Beloiters celebrate spring’s arrival and the waning days of the college semester each April with a day off from classes. Spring Day is equal parts food, fun, music, and savoring good times with classmates.

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Book party launch-goers surround Furukawa to celebrate the publication of her book The Afterlife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi.

New Publication by MLL Faculty Member

Susan Furukawa published her book The Afterlife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi: Historical Fiction and Popular Culture in Japan in March.

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